Professional Level Benefits

Our members are industry leaders who have an exceptional understanding of how to apply the federal tax code to their clients’ unique situations. As tax laws change, you can rely on NATP to provide you with the updates, alerts and education you need to stay an expert in your profession. The Professional membership level includes a rich selection of benefits to keep you ready for whatever comes your way.

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16+ CPE included for AFSP, EA and CPA

To help you maintain your designations, Professional level membership includes 16+ CPE, which includes two different 2 CPE ethics courses to choose from. Additional 4+ CPE will be offered through benefit webinars on select tax topics. You can select any 2 CPE webinar to attend at no cost using the code FREECPE. Included in (6) TAXPRO magazines is the option to complete a corresponding exam to receive 1 CPE. Professional level members also have access to a 2 CPE written information security plan (WISP) webinar to assist in meeting their requirements.

Education and books discount

Staying educated and informed is key to giving the best possible service to your clients. Professional level members receive 25% off most in-person and online courses. The discount is automatically applied at check-out. Chapter event registration discounts may differ.

TAXPRO Weekly newsletter

This weekly email newsletter covers the most pressing tax law updates, current developments and resources.

TAXPRO magazine

The TAXPRO magazine is mailed monthly and covers the latest tax news and explores critical new developments in federal tax laws, while providing practical applications of tax laws and procedures. Issues are available in our digital archive. International and Associate Professional members will only receive digital communications.

Research question

Our research team is available to deliver accurate answers when you need them, so you can spend more time providing the best possible service to your clients. As a Professional member, you receive one research answer each membership year at no cost.

TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus online research tool

TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus is a comprehensive online research service available to tax professionals. It includes details of new legislation, tax organizers and consent/engagement letters, as well as resources covering individual, corporation and state information. This is available as an add-on for Professional members.

AFTR course and exam

Our AFTR course and exam is a self-study course that is an included benefit to all members. This course provides the materials you need to pass the examination and obtain your AFSP Record of Completion.

EA exam part 1 review course

Having the enrolled agent designation means that you’ve demonstrated tax competence and have earned the right to represent all clients regarding federal tax matters. Personalize the pace and direction of your EA exam preparation with Gleim’s review materials. This course includes digital books, test bank of questions and a realistic practice environment. Members receive a deep discount on parts 2 and 3.

Client newsletters

At least twice a year, you’ll have access to a newsletter filled with the latest tax updates and important information to share with your clients.

Toolkits, record books, white papers

These office resources include detailed downloadable tools, such as forms, checklists and videos, for you to use in your office or provide to clients.

Chapter membership

Chapters offer camaraderie, support, education and networking opportunities for members. Participating in your state chapter helps give you what you need to support your clients at the state and local levels. Attending a chapter meeting provides an opportunity to exchange ideas, solve problems and discuss state/local tax issues with people in your area.

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